Teenager shoots himself in the penis while running away from crime scene after robbing 2 people

By Mason White 4:50 PM November 1, 2017
Armed robber (illustration)
Armed robber (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A robber was caught after accidentally shooting himself in the penis while running away from the crime scene, according to police in Illinois.

Chicago police said that they have arrested the 19-year-old man, who was not identified, after stealing cell phones and cash from two people.

The teen faces numerous charges, including armed robbery and weapons possession.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Tuesday, at around 6:00 a.m.

The teen pulled out a gun and pointed it at the two people who were walking on the 700 block of West 116th Place.

The teen stole cash, wallets, and cell phones.

While fleeing from the scene, the teen shot himself in the penis.

The teen was taken to the Christ Medical Center, where he is said to be in critical condition.